- the passage of blood cells, especially leukocytes, through the unruptured walls of the capillaries into the tissues.
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It is supposed that in many such cases the hemorrhage is due to diapedesis, and not to rupture of a blood-vessel (rhexis).
The theory of blood pressure may apply to diapedesis accompanying the inflammatory process.
That leading feature of viper poison, diapedesis with hæmorrhage, does not occur with either.
Diapedesis is now supposed to be the result of blood pressure, but it occurs in snakebite, where blood pressure is at zero.
This escape of red corpuscles is known as diapedesis, and is sometimes so extensive as to amount to capillary hemorrhage.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
- the passage of blood cells through the unruptured wall of a blood vessel into the surrounding tissues
Word Origin for diapedesis
- The movement or passage of blood cells, especially white blood cells, through intact capillary walls into surrounding body tissue.migration